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Warship Volume XXI (1997-1998)


CONTENTS

RULING THE WAVES
Colin Jones discusses the important and impressive world
cruise of the Royal Navy’s Flying  Squadron in 1869-70.

KITE BALLOONS IN THE US NAVY 1915-22
R D Layman provides a full account of the US Navy’s
use of kite balloons during and after the First World War.

ARMSTRONGS’ UNBUILT WARSHIPS
Peter Brook studies the warship designs of this famous
shipbuilder which never got past the development stage.

CRUISERS FOR THE ROYAL NAVY: THE 1939-42
      PROGRAMMES
George Moore describes the Royal Navy’s urgent efforts
during the Second World War to design large cruisers.

SIR STANLEY V GOODALL, KCB, OBE, RCNC
The career of one of the most illustrious and talented of
all the Royal Navy’s naval architects, Stanley Goodall,
Director of Naval Construction during the Second World
War is the subject of David K Brown’s article.

THE GERMAN NAVY FROM VERSAILLES TO HITLER
After the disastrous end to the First World War, the
German Navy lay in tatters.  George Paloczi-Horvath
examines its struggle to rebuilt a fleet, handicapped by
the crippling provision of the Versailles Treaty.

THE ORIGINS OF THE FRENCH 8,000-TONNE CRUSIERS
      OF 1922
John Jordan traces the development of the Duguay-Trouin
class, the Marine Nationale’s first interwar cruiser types,
from the abortive Lamotte-Picquet class of 1914.

THE CANADIAN NAVAL AVIATION EXPERIENCE: THE
      SHIPS, AIRCRAFT AND OPERATIONS,1944-1969.
      PART 4 HMCS BONAVENTURE: LAST OF THE BREED
In the concluding article of a four-part series, Thomas G
Lynch
charts the history of the Royal Canadian Navy’s
last aircraft carrier, HMCS Bonaventure.

OPERATION’DEADLIGHT’
David Miller gives an account of the Royal Navy’s
attempts to scuttle the German Navy’s surrendered fleet
of U-boats towards the end of the Second World War.

GERMAN TA TORPEDO BOATS AT WAR
Pierre Hervieux looks in detail at the operations of the
torpedo boats taken over by the Kriegsmarine from other
navies during the Second World War.

HMS TIRADE AND THE SINKING OF UC-55
M W Williams focuses on a obscure destroyer v.
submarine incident which took place of the Shetland
Islands during the First World War.

THE TRAGIC LOSS OF HMS CURACAO
Peter Kelly recounts the tragic events which unfolded
when the liner RMS Queen Mary rammed the Royal
Navy anti-aircraft cruiser that was escorting her off the
coast of Northern Ireland in 1942.

‘EIGHT SIX-INCH GUNS IN PAIRS’, THE LEANDER AND
       SYDNEY CLASS CRUISERS
Keith McBride details the design, construction and
Second World War operations of these hard-worked
Royal Navy light cruisers.



WARSHIP NOTES
Short articles on interesting aspects of warship history,
and notices of forthcoming events.
NAVAL BOOKS OF THE YEAR
THE NAVAL YEAR IN REVIEW
A summary of the year’s significant naval events and
developments, compiled by Antony Preston.
WARSHIP GALLERY
A section devoted to unusual and rare pictures and details
of warships in war and in peace.




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